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Montgomery Parks to close some outdoor amenities due to excessive heat warning

Home / Montgomery Parks to close some outdoor amenities due to excessive heat warning

WHEATON, Md. – Montgomery Parks, is closing various outdoor recreational amenities this weekend, Saturday, June 22 – Sunday, June 23, 2024, due to excessive heat warnings. The following activities will be suspended:

Brookside Gardens Conservatory will be closed this weekend, due to high temperatures. The Conservatory hallway will remain open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for access to bathrooms and the drinking fountain. The Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Montgomery Parks encourages the public to take precautions during excessive heat waves, including:

A complete list of heat-related safety precautions is available on the National Weather Service website.

Check MontgomeryParks.org and Montgomery Parks’ social media channels for additional updates about weather-related impacts to park facilities and programs.

About Montgomery Parks  
Montgomery Parks manages more than 37,000 acres of parkland, consisting of 419 parks. Montgomery Parks is focused on promoting physical activity, social connectivity, and environmental stewardship, especially in diverse and urbanizing areas, with an emphasis on teens, working-age adults, and seniors. Montgomery Parks is a department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a bi-county agency established in 1927 to steward public land. M-NCPPC has been nationally recognized for its high-quality parks and recreation services and is regarded as a national model by other parks systems. MontgomeryParks.org 

Accessibility    
Montgomery Parks, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Program Access Office at 301-495-2581 (Voice), MD Relay 7-1-1 or 800-552-7724 or ProgramAccess@MontgomeryParks.org to request a disability modification. Visit Montgomery Parks Accessibility for more information.   ###